April 27

Samuel Morse, American inventor, is born

April 27, 1791

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President Ulysses S. Grant born

April 27, 1822

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  • Lesson 3: The Battle Over Reconstruction: The Aftermath of Reconstruction
    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    Lesson 3: The Battle Over Reconstruction: The Aftermath of Reconstruction

    In this lesson, students examine the development of new constitutions in the reconstructed South. They also consider the political and social realities created by a dramatically changed electorate. In gaining a firmer grasp of the causes for the shifting alliances of this time, students see how far-reaching the consequences of the Civil War and Reconstruction era were and how much these events continue to shape our collective destiny today.

Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 27, 1982

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  • Anne Frank: One of Hundreds of Thousands
    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    Anne Frank: One of Hundreds of Thousands

    Drawing upon the online archives of the U.S. Holocaust Museum, this lesson helps students to put the events described by Anne Frank into historical perspective, and also serves as a broad overview of the Nazi conquest of Europe during World War II. After surveying the experiences of various countries under Nazi occupation, the lesson ends with activities related specifically to the Netherlands and Anne Frank.

  • Anne Frank: Writer
    Lesson Plan / Foreign Language
    Anne Frank: Writer

    This lesson concentrates on Anne Frank as a writer. After a look at Anne Frank the adolescent, and a consideration of how the experiences of growing up shaped her composition of the Diary, students explore some of the writing techniques Anne invented for herself and practice those techniques with material drawn from their own lives.